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The Berkeley Building (also known as the Old John Hancock Building) is a 36-story, 495-foot (151 m) structure located at 200 Berkeley Street, Boston, Massachusetts, USA. It is the second of the three John Hancock buildings built in Boston; it was succeeded by the John Hancock Tower. The building is known for the weather beacon at its summit, which broadcasts light patterns as weather forecasts. The Berkeley Building is the 18th-tallest building in the city.
The Custom House Tower is a skyscraper in McKinley Square, in the Financial District neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts, in the United States. Construction began in the mid 19th century; the tower was added in the 1910s. Standing at 496 feet (151 m) tall, the tower is currently Boston's 17th-tallest building. The tower is part of the Custom House District, added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1973. The site was purchased on September 13, 1837.
Exchange Place is a modern skyscraper in the Financial District of Boston, Massachusetts. Built in 1985, it is tied with the neighboring 60 State Street as Boston's 12th tallest building, standing 510 feet (155 m) tall, and housing 40 floors. The modern glass skyscraper rises out of a previous building, the 12-story Boston Stock Exchange, built in 1896. Exchange Place is home to the Boston Consulting Group, law firm Goodwin Procter, and The Blackstone Group.
The Federal Reserve Bank Building is Boston's third tallest building. Located at Dewey Square, on the convergence of Fort Point and the Financial District neighborhoods. In close proximity are the Boston Harbor, the Fort Point Channel and major intermodal South Station terminal, the building is marked by a distinctive opening near ground level which allows sea breezes to pass through. The building was completed in 1977 and is 614 feet (187 m) tall with 32 floors.
This article is under the building's alternate name. For a complete article, please see Federal Reserve Bank Building (Boston) The Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, commonly known as the Boston Fed, is responsible for the First District of the Federal Reserve, which covers Connecticut (excluding Fairfield County), Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont. It is headquartered in the Federal Reserve Bank Building in Boston, Massachusetts.
The First National Bank Building is a modern skyscraper located in the Financial District of Boston, Massachusetts, property of the First National Bank. The skyscraper, rising 591 feet (180 m) and 37 floors, is Boston's sixth-tallest building. The building was completed in 1971, and formerly served as the world headquarters of FleetBoston Financial (and the Bank of Boston even earlier). The building now houses Bank of America offices.
The Harbor Towers are two Brutalist-era forty-story residential towers located on the waterfront of the U.S. city of Boston, nestled between the New England Aquarium and the iconic Rowe's Wharf mixed use development. Harbor Towers I, the taller of the two towers, stands 400 feet (122 m), while Harbor Towers II rises 396 ft (121 m). The towers are the 26th and 28th-tallest buildings in Boston, respectively.
Boston's High Spine is an architectural planning design that arose in 1961, designed by the Committee of Civic Design, part of the Boston Society of Architects. The basic idea of the High Spine is to create a string of skyscrapers that runs from Huntington Avenue to the South End on a path that would not disrupt pre-existing, historical communities and give the city a distinctive skyline that would act as a visual reference for one's location within the city.
The John Hancock Tower officially named, Hancock Place and colloquially known as The Hancock, is a 60-story, 790-foot (241 m) skyscraper in Boston. The tower, the tallest in the city, was designed by Henry N. Cobb of the firm now known as Pei Cobb Freed & Partners and was completed in 1976. In 1977, the American Institute of Architects presented the firm with a National Honor Award for the building.
The Keystone Building is a high-rise building located in downtown Boston, Massachusetts. The building stands at 400 feet (122 m) with 32 floors, and was completed in 1971. It is tied with Harbor Towers I as the 26th-tallest building in Boston. The architectural firm who designed the building was Emery Roth & Sons. The Keystone Building is notable for its distinctive rounded corners and grooved facade.